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Club Awards 2013

CLC 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 Auburn Club Award winners. The awards were presented at the 2014 Club Leadership Conference.

CLUB AWARDS

ACE (Auburn Club Excellence) Level Awards
The ACE program was developed to honor clubs that strive for excellence in meeting the highest standards set by the Auburn Alumni Association. Our goal is for all clubs to meet the standards of ACE. The War Eagle level recognizes clubs that met all minimum requirements in 2013. The True & Blue Tiger, the second highest level, recognizes clubs that met all of the Auburn Club Charter Credentials. The highest level is the All Auburn, All Orange which recognizes clubs that went above and beyond the Auburn Club Charter Credentials in 2013.

All Auburn, All Orange


True & Blue Tiger


War Eagle


Membership Unity Challenge

This award recognizes clubs who have the largest percentage of coded Membership Unity applications turned in.

First place: Shoals Area Auburn Club
Second place: Atlanta Auburn Club
Third place: North Alabama Auburn Club


Most Outstanding Club Event

This award recognizes clubs with the most creative, non-traditional events and/or fundraisers in the last year. The committee is looking for a new twist to a traditional event; a new, exciting event; an event that includes a diverse group of alumni; etc.

First place: Chilton County Auburn Club
Second place: Los Angeles Auburn Club
Third place: Rocky Mountain Auburn Club


Most Outstanding Community Service

This award recognizes clubs that best represent Auburn University and the Auburn Alumni Association by giving back to their respective communities.

First place: Emerald Coast Auburn Club
Second place: West Georgia Auburn Club
Third place: Greater Houston Auburn Club


Most Outstanding Auburn Alumni in Action Community Service Project

This award recognizes clubs that completed a project during the month of August that best represents the spirit of Auburn University and the Auburn Alumni Association through the “human touch.”

First place: Clarke-Washington Auburn Club
Second place: Montgomery Auburn Club
Third place: Greater Birmingham Auburn Club

Most Outstanding Communication

This award recognizes clubs that demonstrate outstanding efforts to communicate with members, the Auburn Alumni Association, and their community. Communication includes, but is not limited to, direct mail, e-mail, telephone calls, newsletter, social media and website.

First place: Atlanta Auburn Club
Second place: Greater Birmingham Auburn Club
Third place: New York Auburn Club


Most Outstanding Scholarship Program

This award recognizes clubs that have excelled in fundraising promotion efforts, as well as doing an exceptional job recognizing the scholarship recipients in their area.

First place: West Georgia Auburn Club
Second place: Greater Birmingham Auburn Club
Third place: Cullman County Auburn Club
Third place: Shoals Area Auburn Club


Most Outstanding Young Alumni Program

This award recognizes a club’s outstanding efforts to cultivated Young Alumni involvement in their local club, shaping tomorrow’s leaders.

First place: Huntsville-Madison County Auburn Club
Second place: Greater Houston Auburn Club
Third place: Emerald Coast Auburn Club
Third place: D.C. Auburn Club


Above and Beyond Award

This award recognizes a club that has gone above and beyond the normal expectations of an Auburn Club through meetings, communication, scholarship, special events and community service.

Winner: Greater Houston Auburn Club


Most Outstanding Club Leader

This award recognizes outstanding leadership of club officers selected from nominations submitted by their respective clubs.

First place: LuAnne Hart, Barbour County Auburn Club
Second place: Andrew Gosnell, Emerald Coast Auburn Club
Third place: Jonathan Graves, New York Auburn Club


SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Never to Yield

The Never to Yield Award goes to a club that persisted and persevered in cultivating its donors to give. These particular journeys took several years to complete, but were well worth the trip as they now have more than $100,000 of market value in their endowed scholarship fund in 2013. This year, we are thrilled to have two recipients!

Wiregrass Auburn Club and the Southwest Georgia Auburn Club


Greatest Number of Scholarship Awards by a Single Club

The following four clubs awarded the most scholarships in 2013:

First place: Marshall County Auburn Club and Greater Birmingham Auburn Club (with 9 each)
Second place: Atlanta Auburn Club and Wiregrass Auburn Club (with 6 each)


One-Third Tuition Scholarship Award

The one-third scholarship award takes an “All-In” effort. The following clubs awarded a one-third out-of-state annual tuition, or “waiver,” scholarship, which for 2013, had a value of $9,852. These clubs are:

Georgia Mountains Auburn Club
Gold Coast Auburn Club
Houston Auburn Club
Tampa Bay Auburn Club
West Georgia Auburn Club


Above and Beyond Scholarship Award

Our Above and Beyond award is being presented to a club that awarded TWO one third out-of-state annual tuition scholarships! More than nineteen thousand seven hundred dollars was split between two very lucky Auburn students. The Above and Beyond award goes to the Emerald Coast Auburn Club.


Top Donor Award

The following clubs are being recognized for contributing $7,500 or more to their annual or endowed scholarship funds in calendar year 2013. These clubs are:

Annual Scholarships:
Atlanta Auburn Club
Emerald Coast Auburn Club
Gold Coast Auburn Club
Greater Houston Auburn Club

Endowment Scholarships:

Autauga County Auburn Club
Chilton County Auburn Club
Cullman County Auburn Club
Emerald Coast Auburn Club
Greater Birmingham Auburn Club
Shoals Area Auburn Club
New York Auburn Club
Southwest Georgia Auburn Club
West Georgia Auburn Club
Wiregrass Auburn Club


Special Recognition of the "Century" Level Endowments

Seven of our 92 Auburn clubs are members of this very prestigious group, which recognizes clubs to Auburn University that have contributed to one or more endowments to Auburn with a book value of more than $100,000, cumulative. The tremendous work you are doing to support scholarships at Auburn is making a significant impact on the lives of many students. When your name is called, please come forward to receive a certificate of appreciation.

Wiregrass Auburn Club
Marshall County Auburn Club
Southwest Georgia Auburn Club
Shoals Area Auburn Club
Tampa Bay Auburn Club
Greater Birmingham Auburn Club
West Georgia Auburn Club


Most Outstanding Scholarship Program

This award recognizes a club that has excelled in fundraising promotion efforts, as well as doing an exceptional job recognizing the scholarship recipients in their area:

First Place: West Georgia Auburn Club
Second Place: Greater Birmingham Auburn Club